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Re: command line limit in mingw-make

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: command line limit in mingw-make
Date: Sun, 02 Sep 2012 20:20:10 +0300

> Date: Sun, 02 Sep 2012 21:26:14 +1000
> From: Jonathan Liu <address@hidden>
> CC: Joe Burmeister <address@hidden>, address@hidden
> >> A quick test with CreateProcess seams to show it's not necessary for
> >> this to trigger an intermediate batch file.
> >
> > Probably.  Can you try building make.exe with MinGW, after removing
> > the " character from sh_chars_dos[] defined on job.c under WINDOWS32?
> >
> > (Building a MinGW Make requires to run the build_w32.bat batch file;
> > see the file README.W32 for instructions.)
> I have removed the " character from sh_chars_dos and it works.
> I can now build qt5 qtwebkit which has really long command lines (around 
> 12000 characters long). Also, quoted filenames that have spaces still 
> work fine in Makefiles.
> Could this be change applied to CVS?

I'll add this to my TODO.  Thanks for testing.

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